With Mother's Day around the corner, we wanted to give a round up of some of our favorite "small shops" that have made mothering a little easier on us. Maddie and I both added baby girls to our families earlier this year. We are so grateful to all of the women that support our small business, so providing support to other women-owned businesses is an honor! If you are shopping for a Mother's Day or baby shower gift, consider some of our favorite products below!1. Solly Baby - Baby Wraps
We LOVE our Solly wraps. We've used our fair share of baby carriers and wraps but our Solly wraps are our favorite because they are lightweight and incredibly soft. Baby wearing in Arizona is hard because it's so hot, but the Solly makes it totally do-able.
2. Fawn Design - Diaper / Multi-Purpose Bag
We love our Fawn Design bags so much! Reasons why we love them: they don't scream "diaper bag," they can be easily wiped down, can be worn as a backpack, and they are the perfect size with plenty of pockets!
3. Prickly Pear Lane - Baby Accessories
Prickly Pear Lane is a local Arizona business and they have adorable baby items including these cactus pillows. They are a must for all Arizona nurseries!
4. DockATot - Baby Bed
Ohhhh how we love our DockATots. These little cozy "docks" are a dream and have helped both our babies sleep longer. Their website says it best: "DockATot™ has been designed to offer a safe, snug and soothing environment for babies. We like to think it's the next best thing to the womb." They are a little pricey but definitely worth it in our books.
5. KB Cute Designs - Swaddle Blankets and More
KB Cute is another one of our favorite Arizona businesses. Thanks to KB Cute Designs, we have been converted to the jersey knit swaddle blanket. We said goodbye to muslin blankets for swaddling! Our KB Cute swaddles are stretchy enough to give our babes a tiiiight swaddle and they have the cutest prints!
6. Milkmaid Goods - Nursing / Carseat Covers
The lightweight nursing covers from Milkmaid Goods are a lifesaver. We are always on the go these covers allow us to nurse in any setting without feeling uncomfortable. They also act as a car seat cover - huge bonus! Milkmaid Goods also has nursing friendly dresses, robes, and swaddle sets!
7. Gathre - Multipurpose Playmats
We ran collegiate track with Jessica, one of the owners of Gathre. These mats are a beautiful alternative to a picnic blanket. We take ours to the park all the time. They also have diaper mats!
8. Lila and Rosa Shop - Baby Blankets
These pom-pom baby blankets are ADORABLE! The shop owner is one of Maddie's friends from college! She donates a portion of each sale to a family who is struggling with infertility.